Introducing the D-CRAFT Assessment Toolkit

The Digital Library Federation Assessment Interest Group (DLF AIG), Content Reuse Working Group is excited to release D-CRAFT, the Digital Content Reuse Assessment Framework Toolkit. If you work with digital collections at galleries, libraries, archives, museums, or repositories and want to measure the impact of your collections, this toolkit is for you! The result of Read More

Now Available: Setting a Foundation for Assessing Content Reuse White Paper

The project team is now happy to release Setting a Foundation for Assessing Content Reuse: A White Paper From the Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects project. This white paper (a) provides a broad overview of the Measuring Reuse project, including background information on the AIG, (b) outlines the methods used by Read More

Call for Follow-Up Survey Participation

The release of this follow-up survey is the Measuring Reuse team’s final step in our needs gathering process.  The survey consists of 14 questions. It asks participants to prioritize a set of use cases (generated from previously held focus group sessions) to identify the most useful functions of a digital library reuse assessment toolkit. If Read More

Analytics, Altmetrics, and Reuse Twitter Chat — April 25

Members of the the Digital Library Federation Assessment Interest Group’s (DLF AIG) Working Group on Reuse and the Library Information Technology Association (LITA) Altmetrics and Digital Analytics Interest Group are excited to announce the upcoming “Analytics, Altmetrics, and Reuse Twitter Chat” on Wednesday, April 25 from 2:00 p.m EST to approximately 3:00 p.m. EST.  The Read More

Upcoming Activities: February 2018

Happy New Year! The project team is hitting the ground running in 2018 as we prepare for several upcoming data collection sessions and conference presentations. Metadata Interest Group – ALA Midwinter Meeting 2018: Ayla Stein will be presenting on behalf of the project team at ALA Midwinter 2018. The presentation is included as part of Read More

Let the (early) data analysis begin!

The project team is fresh off its first successful presentation at the 2017 DLF Forum in Pittsburgh. Genya O’Gara formally introduced our team and project during a session of the DLF Assessment Interest Group’s yearly accomplishments. Following the forum the project team convened our first in-person focus group. Eight individuals kindly shared their thoughts and Read More

Call for Survey Participation

Our first step in our needs gathering process is to release a survey that seeks to identify how cultural heritage organizations currently assess digital library reuse, any barriers to assessing reuse of digital objects, and to begin pulling community priorities for potential solutions and next steps together. If you are a cultural heritage or research Read More

We’re growing!: Welcoming 6 Advisory Board Members

We are delighted to announce the formation of our new Advisory Board, comprised of expert stakeholders from cultural heritage organizations throughout the United States of America and Canada.  The Board will provide critical feedback on methods used for data collection analysis and guidance in drafting final recommendations. The Board will also provide direction in identifying Read More

Launching the project

Welcome to the IMLS funded grant project Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects.  You can find out more about the project aims on the About page. Over the next year, readers can expect to see a series of posts to the Measuring Reuse website that follows the team’s progress. Along the way, we hope Read More

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